Tag: Girl Child

#IWD2018 UN Gives Recognition to Aba Women’s Riot

Henry Solomon- March 8, 2018

The UN Women has recognised the Aba women’s riot of 1929 as a noteworthy women-led demonstration, which ignited the revolution in the defence of women’s ... Read More

Paedophile Bags 60-Year Jail as Lagos Sexual Offences Court Delivers 1st Judgment

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 21, 2018

An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Wednesday sentenced Obinna Iziejen, a 58-year-old paedophile, to 60 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling ... Read More

Educating Girl-Child, Veritable Tool to Tackle Gender-Based Violence – NGO

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 24, 2017

A Benue-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), House of Hilkiah Foundation, says educating the girl-child is a veritable tool that can help to minimize gender-based violence in ... Read More

Boko Haram Sent Me On A Suicide Mission For Refusing Marriage, Says 14 Year Old

Henry Solomon- May 14, 2017

A 14 year old female suspected suicide bomber says Boko Haram leaders chose her to detonate an Improvised Explosive Device in Maiduguri because she refused ... Read More

Assembly Passes Bill on Free, Compulsory Education For Children

Tanimu- April 12, 2017

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill for the right to free and compulsory basic education to all children in the ... Read More

UN Schools Elect Nigerian Student As First Female President

Henry Solomon- October 29, 2016

Nigerian Senior Secondary School student, Miss Chinemenma Emma-Ugoji, has emerged the first female President of the General Assembly of Nigerian International Secondary Schools Model United Nations ... Read More

Girls’ Education, Child Protection: UNICEF Carves Niche In Africa’s Agenda 2063

Tanimu- March 16, 2016

The Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr. Anthony Lake, has expressed UNICEF’s full commitment and support to work with the African ... Read More

Wife Of The President, Aisha Buhari On Child Education

Tanimu- September 20, 2015

Girl Child Education In Nigeria The Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has called on parents and guardians especially at the grassroots to ... Read More